Nanogrid Breaks Down Oil Into Biodegradable Components

Pelagia-Irene (Perena) Gouma, a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the State University of New York (SUNY) Stony Brook, created a novel “nanogrid,” a large net consisting of metal grids made of a copper tungsten oxide, that, when activated by sunlight, can break down oil from a spill, leaving only biodegradable compounds behind. Continue reading Nanogrid Breaks Down Oil Into Biodegradable Components